[activity] 2011 UND Scholarly Forum

Presented a poster during the 2011 UND Scholarly Forum, hosted by the Graduate School at UND.

BURTON-KELLY, M.E., J.H. HARTMAN, and A.E. BOGAN. 2011. Determining temporal and geographic limits of fossil freshwater mussels of the family Hyriidae. The Graduate School Scholarly Forum, March 8 – 9, 2011, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA, p. 73. Abstract and poster PDF 9.5MB

There were only three of us from Geology and Geological Engineering, so next year we’ll have to represent better.

[activity] 2010 North Dakota EPSCoR Conference

I attended the 2010 North Dakota EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) Conference yesterday to see the work of some of my fellow students, but did not submit a poster. There is a good summary here.

UND Geology and Geological Engineering presenters:
– Ted Bibby and Jaakko Putkonen – Landscape evolution of ice free valleys, central Antarctica
– Nic Buer and Phil Gerla – Comparison of nutrient transport and concentration between an invasive-dominated, disturbed wetland and a natural sedge meadow wetland in northwestern Minnesota
– Chase Christenson and Scott Korom – Denitrification at the Oakes Irrigation Test Area, Dickey County, ND
– Rob Klenner and Will Gosnold – Reevaluating terrestrial heat flow in Minnesota
– Risa Madoff, Ted Bibby, Megan Miller and Jaakko Putkonen – Hillslope evolution quantified with digital laser scanning in eastern Sierra Nevada, CA
– Megan Miller, Risa Madoff, Ted Bibby and Jaakko Putkonen – Photo analysis of landscape change in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains, California
– Karew Schumaker, Matt Weiler, Joseph Hartman and Allen Kihm – Geology and preliminary paleontology of the Cvancara locality (Paleocene), Tongue River Member of the Fort Union Formation, Grant County, North Dakota
– Vladimir Zivkovic and Will Gosnold – A multiple method geophysical investigation of the northeastern rim of the St. Martin impact structure, Manitoba, Canada

Other posters of note (among many)
– Janna Mabey and Becky Simmons – Phylogeny and generic revision of the Tiger Moth genus Phoenicoprocta (Noctuidae: Arctiinae: Euchromiina) for use in examining the evolution of male courtship signals
– Andy Magness, J.M. Hicks, C. Desgranges and J. Delhommelle – Phase equilibria of polyaromatic hydrocarbons by Hybrid Monte Carlo Wang-Landau simulations